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June 12, 2015, 11:50 AM

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Twitter Investor Relations:
Dick Costolo to step down as Twitter CEO, will remain on board; Jack Dorsey to become interim CEO effective July 1  —  Twitter Initiates CEO Transition  —  Dick Costolo to Step Down as CEO on July 1 and Continue on Board of Directors Co-Founder and Chairman Jack Dorsey to Become Interim CEO …
Yoree Koh / Wall Street Journal:
Read the emails that Dick Costolo and Jack Dorsey sent to Twitter staff announcing CEO change  —  Read Dick Costolo's Goodbye to Twitter and Jack Dorsey's Hello  —  Shortly after 1 p.m. in San Francisco on Thursday, Dick Costolo told his staff, and the world, that he would be stepping down at Twitter in a surprise announcement.
Euan Rocha / Reuters:
Sources: BlackBerry considering Android for upcoming smartphone as it moves focus to software and device management  —  Exclusive: BlackBerry may put Android system on new device: sources  —  BlackBerry (BB.TO) is considering equipping an upcoming smartphone with Google Inc.'s (GOOGL.O) …
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
French privacy watchdog demands Google make right to be forgotten delistings global, gives 15 days to comply  —  Google Must Expand Privacy Delistings, Says French Watchdog  —  The French data protection watchdog has ordered Google to widen its implementation of the so-called European 'right …
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Twitter Expands Its “Experiments” Beta Testing Program To iOS  —  In 2013, Twitter launched a beta testing program for Android that allows users to try out new builds of the Twitter application as well as test experimental features ahead of a public release.
Dennis Fisher / Threatpost:
OpenSSL Patches Five Flaws, Adds Protection Against Logjam Attack  —  The OpenSSL project has patched several moderate- and low-severity security vulnerabilities and also has added protection against the Logjam attack in new releases of the software.  —  Most of the vulnerabilities fixed …
Georgia Wells / Wall Street Journal:
Dating apps and sites growing but profits remain elusive  —  The Dating Business: Love on the Rocks  —  Tinder's success helps fuel explosion of dating apps and sites, as it gets harder to turn a profit in the matchmaking game  —  Like bunnies, dating apps have shown a knack for proliferation.
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Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Oculus unveils its consumer Rift VR headset  —  Oculus Unveils Consumer Rift Headset With Wireless Xbox One Controller  —  This is no developer kit.  Oculus today gave the world the first look at its consumer virtual reality headset.  It ships with a small, table-top camera on a stand …

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